From October to March, I love soup! With all the variations and ways to incorporate vegetables, I could eat it every day. It's the perfect comfort food that can still fit into your diet, especially with this low-calorie, protein-rich soup. Full of delicious veggies and tender lamb, this stew is will transport you to merry old Ireland! If lamb’s not your favorite, beef makes a great alternative.

Irish Lamb Stew

Prep Time

10 min

Cook Time

40 min

Total Time

50 min

Recipe Type: Soup

Serving Size: 2 cups

Makes 5 servings


  • 1½ pounds lamb stew meat
  • 1 white onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon basil
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon rosemary
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • 2 cups carrots, chopped
  • 2 cups celery, chopped
  • 2 cups potatoes, diced
  • 4 cups water


  1. In a large pot, over medium-high heat, brown the lamb.
  2. Add onion, garlic, flour, and seasonings. Continue to cook until onions are tender.
  3. Add all the chopped vegetables and water.
  4. Continue to cook over medium heat until all the vegetables are tender when pierced with a fork—about 30 minutes.


Calories 330 (70 from fat)
Total fat 8g
Saturated fat 2.5g
Cholesterol 90mg
Sodium 410mg
Carbohydrate 24g (5g dietary fiber, 5g sugar)
Protein 31g

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